Police Looking Into Anti-Police Graffiti Sprayed On City Street, Private Sidewalk

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JAMESTOWN – Police in Jamestown are trying to find out who spray painted anti-police graffiti on a city street and private sidewalk Tuesday night.

Jamestown Police say the incidents are believed to have occurred sometime between 8 p.m. on Tuesday night and 08:15 am Wednesday morning at a private residence and on city property on Arlington Avenue.

Police say an unknown person(s) used black spray paint to write several anti-law enforcement sentiments onto a walkway of a Northside residence that had a Police Flag displayed in the yard.

Similar comments were written on the roadway near this residence as well, police said.

“My office has been made aware of hateful spray paint activity at an Arlington Avenue property,” said Jamestown Mayor Eddie Sundquist in a statement. “We don’t condone this type of activity. We’ve been working with local community justice groups and the police to make sure their voices are heard and that we are working together to bring positive change to the city.”

“We encourage open and productive dialogue and not this kind of activity,” furthered the Mayor. “Anyone who may have information related to this incident is asked to contact the Jamestown Police Department.”

Investigators are asking anyone who may have info on this incident to contact them at 483-7537 or via the anonymous Tips Line at 483-Tips (8477) or via the Tips 411 App.


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